Neighbors, nuisances and noxious releases: Community conflict and environmental hazards in the atomic city

@inproceedings{Mix2007NeighborsNA,
  title={Neighbors, nuisances and noxious releases: Community conflict and environmental hazards in the atomic city},
  author={Tamara L. Mix and Thomas E. Shriver},
  year={2007}
}
Abstract Drawing from in-depth interviews with over 120 respondents, participant observation, and document analysis, we examine differential perceptions of environmental harms in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, home of a U.S. Government nuclear facility. The Oak Ridge Reservation has a 50-year history of nuclear weapons production and a poor environmental record. In the 1980s, a series of environmental revelations occurred and in 1989, the entire Oak Ridge Reservation was placed on the Environmental… CONTINUE READING